Friday Funny: Rogue Plunger Enthusiast Unclogs Wichita Bike Lanes

An unknown bike safety activist wields toilet plungers for safety and justice, just as the Thor of legend once wielded Mjölnir.

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March 3, 2017, 8:00 AM PST

By Casey Brazeal @northandclark


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The night is dark and full of terrors for the humble bike rider pedaling her way through this world without a hero or advocate. But in Wichita, Kansas, one unknown interloper dared to light a candle in that oppressive darkness. Our hero erected a powerful barrier between the cars of Washington Street and its intrepid bikers in the form of a row of humble toilet plungers on either side of the bike lane. Just who this plunger person is remains a mystery and, though the plungers have been removed from the street, no one can remove them from our hearts.

Bless you, plunger person. May no car impede your commute to justice land.

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